Word Puzzles

Puzzles:

Word 11

The tiles below can be pieced together to form a square grid. When done correctly four words can be read across and down.

 TA IS 
 
M P E T
I E P A
 
 OT ST 

What are the four words?

Word 12

There are nine musical instruments in an orchestra beginning with the letter T.

TAMBOURINETAM-TAMTOM-TOMTROMBONE
TRUMPETTUBATUBULAR BELLS

Name the two missing instrument.

Word 13

ITALY and WALES and could be interlaced to form the string: IWATALYES.

  • I     T A   Y    
      W A     L   E S
    I W A T A L Y E S

Three European countries, each containing seven letters, have been interlaced to form the string:

  • G F I E H R N U N L G M A A A N R N Y Y D

What are the three countries?

Word 14

The second letter has been removed from each of the words below. If the correct letter is replaced then the missing letters should form a word by reading down.

S    A Y
C    E W
B    N D
M    N E
O    C E

What is the five letter word?

Word 15

What five letter word do the following words have in common?

ARMCOATLINEWRITE

Word 16

The grid below contains twenty-six squares into which all of the letters of the alphabet can be placed to form seven words. The vowels have been inserted to get you started.

    
     
 I    U  
  A 
 E      
    O   
   

What are the seven words?

Word 17

Change the last letter of each word on the left and the first letter of each word on the right to form a new word. The same letter should be used for both words on each line and if done correctly then a five letter word should be formed from these new letters by reading down.

BOOK    SEND
CODE  OMEN
CLAP  SOON
MAGE  CONS
PUMP  NEON

Word 18

Each of the words below can be completed by inserting the same three-letter word.

P L A _ _ _ ES _ _ _ T E RV O _ _ _ I O N

What is the missing three-letter word?

Word 19

Most telephone keypads associate letters with the numbers in the following way.

1
 
2
ABC
3
DEF
4
GHI
5
JKL
6
MNO
7
PQRS
8
TUV
9
WXYZ
*
 
0
 
#
 

Using such a designation the sequence 56442 is unabiguously the word, LOGIC. However, some designations have more than one possible mapping; these are called textonyms. For example, 7473 could map to PIPE, RIPE, RISE, or SIRE.

What five words could 25663 be mapped to?

Word 20

Removing the vowels from the word, HOCKEY, gives HCKY. By replacing the vowels identify the five sports.

TNNSSNKRKBDDKRTRBCS
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